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Gumball 3000 Hits SF August 8th/9th!

23 January 2002
San Ramon, CA

Make no plans for August 9th! Get down to Nob Hill in San Francisco and watch the Gumball rally set off on what is guaranteed to be it's most exciting adventure yet.

The day starts at 10am (US time), there will be 120 super luxury custom and concept cars on display along with celebrities including David Hasslehoff, Travis Barker and Cheeta, the world's oldest non-human primate!

There will also be Puma and Gumball Apparel merchandise stalls and a huge LCD screen so that you don't miss any of the entertainment.

The start flag will drop at 1pm and all the Gumballers will make their way through the 50 foot starting towers and begin their 6000 mile tour across the globe.

Admission is free, so come down and catch a rare glimpse of some of the worlds most expensive and exclusive cars all together in one spectacular setting.

Thanks. I am going to walk down and take a look. Sounds great.
The 2008 10th Anniversary Gumball 3000 Rally will take place in August. Cars with neutralized carbon emissions are preferred and proof will be required. The entry fee is $120,000. The start line will be San Francisco, proceed through checkpoints in San Diego, Las Vegas, flight to Nanjing (Drivers stopping over in Pyongyang), Shanghai, and finally finishing in Beijing during the 2008 Olympic Games. Celebrities officially confirmed this year include:

David Hasselhoff - former star of Baywatch and Knight Rider
Rob Dyrdek - skater and star of MTV's Rob & Big
Alfonso Ribeiro - Actor best known as Carlton Banks from The Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Tyson Beckford - Actor and model
Joel McHale - Presenter of The Soup on E Channel
Pete Wentz - Musician with band Fall Out Boy
Jermaine Dupree - Rapper / Producer
Loomis Fall - Drummer from punk band Wax, contributor to MTV's Jackass, and drummer for Scream for Me
Chris Pontius - star of MTV's Jackass and Wildboyz
Bam Margera - skater and star of MTV's Jackass, Viva La Bam, and Bam's Unholy Union
Bucky Lasek - vert skater and multiple X-Games gold medal winner
Cory Nastazio - BMX rider
Mike 'Rooftop' Escamilla - BMX rider
Willy Santos - skater
John Mayer - Singer / Songwriter / Guitarist

http://www.gumball3000blog.com/ - the crash last year that killed a couple....